Baked Stuffed Onions recipe

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½ cup uncooked long-grain rice
6 large Spanish onions, peeled
½ pound spicy ground pork sausage
¼ cup chopped green bell pepper
1 egg, beaten
½ cup soft bread crumbs
½ teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons butter, melted
½ teaspoon paprika

Nutrition Info

365.4 calories
carbohydrate: 35 g
cholesterol: 66.9 mg
fat: 20.9 g
fiber: 3 g
protein: 10.1 g
saturatedFat: 8.4 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 717 mg
sugar: 7.9 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a shallow baking dish.

  2. In a saucepan bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Slice tops off of onions. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add onions and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and remove centers of onions, leaving shell intact. Chop centers and reserve 1/2 cup of the chopped flesh.

  4. Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, reserving drippings, crumble and set aside.

  5. In the reserved drippings saute green pepper and reserved 1/2 cup chopped onion until tender. Combine with sausage, egg, cooked rice, bread crumbs, oregano and parsley. Spoon mixture into onion shells and place in prepared dish.

  6. Combine melted butter and paprika, brush or spoon over onions.

  7. Bake in preheated oven, covered, for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes.

Recipe Yield

6 servings

Recipe Note

You'll never look at onions the same way again! This wonderful side dish goes well with beef, pork or chicken, or it can be a geat little meal in itself!

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